Report: Tottenham target who won league title last season subject to £12.8m offer from MLS club
Tottenham face competition for LOSC Lille winger Jonathan Bamba with an unnamed MLS club reportedly making an offer for the attacker.
According to Le 10 Sport, the Ligue 1 title-winner has had an offer of €15m (£12.8m) submitted for him this week by an unknown MLS team. Bamba was a starring player for Les Dogues last season. Lille defied the odds to beat PSG to the championship in France.
The 25-year-old attacker featured in every league game for Lille last season, scoring six goals and assisting 11. And his form has caught the eye of Tottenham, who are likely to look this summer for a winger.
Tottenham are interested in Bamba
As reported by Sky Sports News, Bamba is just one of the multiple attackers Spurs are targeting as a potential replacement for Gareth Bale.
The Welsh international will return to Real Madrid next season following the end of his loan spell with the Spurs.
With Football London also reporting that Erik Lamela is likely to leave this summer, depth in the wide areas is needed for Spurs. Lucas Moura has also been subject to interest from clubs in the Middle East according to Goal.
Yet despite Bamba playing a big role in Lille’s Ligue 1-winning season, the French club seems open to the idea of selling of the attacker.
Bamba can add overall quality to Spurs’ attack
The former France U-21 winger was key to Lille’s incredible run to the Ligue 1 title. And with an MLS side having the ambition to submit an offer, Tottenham must follow suit and bid for Bamba.
The winger is coming off his best season with the French side, and Bamba’s overall quality in both finishing and creating chances would make him an excellent signing this summer for Spurs, who desperately need the quality out on the flanks.